BRUSSELS, Belgium – As global Air Traffic expands at record rates, experts warn that near misses on the ground at overcrowded airports are becoming one of the most serious safety concerns in civil aviation.News Index (Prince George Citizen Online)

The industry plans to hire seasonal employees to help out at check-in kiosks and gate areas, among many other plans for dealing with the busy holiday travel period.Airlines Hope To Ease Thanksgiving Rush

Scotsman – ALEX Salmond, the First Minister, was caught up in a near miss when the plane he was travelling on was forced to dramatically abort its landing after Air Traffic controllers realised a stationary aircraft was in its way, it has emerged. Mr Salmond …Salmond in near-miss drama on Dubai flight

The Moscow TimesSwiss supreme court orders release of Russian who killed air …PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria – Nov 8, 2007… Russian architect imprisoned since 2004 for killing an Air Traffic controller he blamed for the death of his wife and two children in a plane collision. …Video: Kaloyev free: End of tragic tale RussiaTodaySwiss air controller killer to be freed early Expatica GermanyTruth behind air tragedy uncovered RussiaTodayThe Associated Press – Swissinfoall 66 news articlesSwiss supreme court orders release of Russian who killed air … – PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)

No flights landed or took off from Jacksonville International Airport for at hour at midday Friday after the main air-traffic control computer for the Jacksonville region crashed due to a line outage, Channel 4 …Computer Crash Causes 1 Hour Delay At JIA

Chicago Tribune – … reversal delivers a potential setback to the city’s $15 billion expansion plans at O’Hare and could hamper new airline competition that promised to benefit consumers. During a visit to Chicago, Henry Krakowski, the FAA’s new chief of air-traffic …TRIBUNE EXCLUSIVE: O’Hare stuck with flight cap: FAA decision shocks …

Seeking to avoid further problems in what already is a record year for travel delays, commercial airlines have pledged to increase staffing and take other steps during the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel …Airlines Adding Staff at Check-In Kiosks, Gates to Deal With Busy Thanksgiving Crush

Flyte Systems , the leading provider of airport flight information displays and airline digital signage content for hotels, convention centers and related businesses, announced it is providing attendees at the …Flyte Systems Installs Airline Flight Information Display at Javits…

Kashmir witnesses 30 percent increase in air trafficGreaterKashmir.com (press release), India – Nov 8, 2007Srinagar, Nov 8: With a number of private airlines foraying into Kashmir, the Air Traffic in the Valley has witnessed a sharp increase over past some time. …Kashmir witnesses 30 percent increase in Air Traffic – GreaterKashmir.com (press release)

Contributor: Brandon Westerman Email: bwesterman@ccjax.com Last Update: 2:41 pm The Air Traffic Control Center for the southeast lost power today causing controllers at Jacksonville International Airport to …Air Traffic control power outage causes plane stoppage at JIA

Oregonian – Klein had filed a flight plan with the Federal Aviation Administration and planned to stop at Meadows Field but called Air Traffic control several minutes before the crash to report engine trouble, according to Matthew Maass, the Kern County deputy …Ex-POW shared stories of captivity with Oregon students

Airlines Hiring to Prep for ThanksgivingForbes, NY – Nov 9, 2007But despite the monthly improvement, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association said delays are likely to worsen during the holiday season due to …Airlines Hiring to Prep for Thanksgiving – Forbes

MARION ? History isn?t on Charleston?s side, although the Trojans wouldn?t exactly set a precedent by winning this week.Trojans’ surprising playoff run heads south (Journal Gazette & Times-Courier)

Miami Herald – An unspecified computer glitch at a regional Air Traffic control center forced a delay in takeoffs from Jacksonville International Airport for about an hour Friday, officials said. The computer problems at the regional tower that controls the …Take-offs from JAX halted briefly; Air Traffic computer problem

At Harvard University this week, a group of economists will hold a conference to explore a phenomenon that has gone largely unremarked in…Working America on the march (Seattle Times)

Seeking to avoid further problems in what already is a record year for travel delays, commercial airlines have pledged to increase staffing and take other measures during the busy Thanksgiving holiday travel …Airlines brace for the holidays

When Wild Bill Hopson crashed his plane near State College in the 1920s, nearly a half-ton of mail went up in smoke with him. The diamonds he had been transporting vanished. That story from commercial aviation’s freewheeling early days survives thanks to Lancaster native Tim Grove and …Exhibit takes off under CV grad (Lancaster Online)